Marvel Heroes video diary shows gameplay and hero creation
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Marvel Heroes video diary shows gameplay and hero creation

Marvel Heroes developer Gazillion Entertainment has posted a new video diary that shows off how it captured the look and feel of the comic heroes, and explains some elements of gameplay. The clip also shows off plenty of superhero action and offers fresh information from the studio’s staff. So if you’re a Marvel fan you ... Read More»
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Lost odysseys: are JRPGs about to explode?
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Lost odysseys: are JRPGs about to explode?

Ni No Kuni launches this week in Europe, but will it help rekindle the West’s interest in classic JRPG larks? Dave Cook argues that yes, it will. “It’s incredibly smart design on Level-5′s part, and it treats you like an adult which, after the abysmal string of pre-Xmas games that intrusively held your hand last ... Read More»
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Dark Souls 2 director “likes to be more direct instead of subtle”
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Dark Souls 2 director “likes to be more direct instead of subtle”

Dark Souls 2 director Tomohiro Shibuya has said in the past that he won’t compromise on difficulty, but he is going to make the RPG sequel easier to understand. Speaking to Edge, Shibuya acknowledged that Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls both had game systems which were not explained in the game or accompanying materials, forcing ... Read More»
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Fighting Fantasy: House of Hell gamebook out now
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Fighting Fantasy: House of Hell gamebook out now

Fighting Fantasy classic House of Hell is available now on Android and iDevice courtesy of new license holders Tin Man Games. “Ian Livingstone and I have always wanted the series to keep up with the times, and this treatment of House of Hell is exactly what we were hoping for,” author and franchise co-creator Steve ... Read More»
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Dungeonland launch trailer signals game’s release
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Dungeonland launch trailer signals game’s release

Dungeonland, the action-RPG-strategy title from Critical Studio, is now available now for PC, Paradox has announced. In the game, players take control of a group of adventurers trapped in a medieval theme park. Players can don the roll of a Rogue, Warrior, or Mage, while the fourth player takes on the role of the Dunegon ... Read More»
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Fire Emblem: Awakening character progression trailer released
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Fire Emblem: Awakening character progression trailer released

Fire Emblem: Awakening has a new trailer available, which shows you how the game’s character progression system will work. The game contains 40 classes which can be changed using certain items and weapons, and you can also upgrade to a higher class. Fire Emblem: Awakening is out on February 4 in North America on 3DS ... Read More»
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Torment: Tides of Numenera nabs original Planescape: Torment composer
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Torment: Tides of Numenera nabs original Planescape: Torment composer

inXile has announced its Torment game in development with Planescape Torment designer Monte Cook will be titled Torment: Tides of Numenera. The firm also announced that original Planescape: Torment composer Mark Morgan will create the game’s soundtrack. Set in Cook’s Numenera universe, the title is currently in pre-production with the “story outline, design sketches of ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 DLC Teaser Screenshots
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Mass Effect 3 DLC Teaser Screenshots

Mass Effect 3 executive producer Casey Hudson and producer Michael Gamble have been teasing fans with a couple of future DLC screenshots. “Looks like a nice place for some R&R,” Hudsen tweeted along with the picture above which shows Shepard chatting away in front of a casino. “Does not look like a guy you’d want ... Read More»
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Dark Souls: multiple sequels “not the point”, says Miyazaki
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Dark Souls: multiple sequels “not the point”, says Miyazaki

Dark Souls director Hidetaka Miyazaki has given Dark Souls 2 his blessing, but he’s not keen to see a long series spawn from his dark RPG. “I [wouldn’t] really care for Dark Souls VIII to come out. That’s not the point,” Miyazaki told EDGE. “It’s more, ‘What do the fans want?’ We want to stay ... Read More»
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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn shows off new look for races
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Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn shows off new look for races

Final Fantasy 14: A Realm Reborn boasts a number of makeovers, but for many dedicated fan, nothing is so important as how player characters look. This bundle of screenshots show the new Hydaelyn races available in the relaunch. In the original version of Final Fantasy 14, not every race supported both genders. When A Realm ... Read More»
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Mass Effect 3 screens likely to be DLC teases
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Mass Effect 3 screens likely to be DLC teases

Mass Effect 3 development staff have released two new screenshots showing off what is believed to be the next single-player DLC pack for the 2012 sci-fi RPG. The images below were shared separately but almost simultaneously by executive producer Casey Hudson and producer Mike Gamble on Twitter. Both images were retweeted by other BioWare staffers, ... Read More»
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Path of Exile open beta servers back online
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Path of Exile open beta servers back online

Path of Exile’s open beta has proved popular enough to “absolutely crush” its servers, but Grinding Gears Games has managed to shore up the action RPG. Grinding Gears Games wasted no time investigating server crashes and has already deployed a fix which should resolve the issue. The developer hadn’t identified the problem pre-launch, as it ... Read More»
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Roam is a survival RPG from a former Gas Powered Games staffer
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Roam is a survival RPG from a former Gas Powered Games staffer

Roam is a procedurally generated survival adventure with MOBA or RTS style combat, and if that isn’t enough to sell you immediately (my wallet opened of its own accord and had to be hammered closed again), how about word that one half of its development team is of the beleaguered Gas Powered Games family? Former ... Read More»
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Guild Wars 2 dev reflects on launch security issues: “We’re not done”
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Guild Wars 2 dev reflects on launch security issues: “We’re not done”

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet saw the launch of its MMO hit by a string of server crashes, trading loopholes and security issues, and gamers – as are wont to do – gave them hell for it. ArenaNet’s game director Colin Johanson has shared his thoughts looking back at the game’s launch, and has discussed ... Read More»
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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Screenshots Showcase Remastered Cutscenes
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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX Screenshots Showcase Remastered Cutscenes

Square Enix has released a new batch of screenshots for Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX showcasing some of the updated cutscenes that will be included in the pack. This HD collection includes Kingdom Hearts, Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories, and Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days–the latter is only the cutscenes. No official release date has been ... Read More»
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